Workshops

These workshops are a great way to learn hands on and experience the joy of making real food. All workshops are based  in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Almonds – Activating, Baking & Snacking Workshop

VND 950,000 per person
  • 2 hours, 11am to 1pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Learn how to activate almonds to remove anti-nutrients and make them more digestible
  • How to make your own almond flour
  • Baking demonstration for grain free banana bread using almond flour
  • Demonstration on making cinnamon nut and seed brittle
  • Enjoy some grain free banana bread and cinnamon nut and seed brittle
  • Served with hot anti-inflammatory lemongrass, ginger, turmeric & black pepper tea and kombucha tea
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Bone Broth Workshop

VND 1,250,000 per person
  • 2 hours, 11am to 1pm (Min 8- Max 12)
  • Learn how to make bone broth using the pressure cooker, slow cooker and stove top
  • Taste three types of bone broth
  • Learn how to reset your body on a bone broth fast
  • Learn how to heal using bone broth and an introduction to the GAPS diet by Dr Natasha Campbell Mcbride (The Gut & Psychology Syndrome Diet for assisting with Autism, ADHD, Depression, IBS, Eczema, Allergies and Leaky Gut)
  • Recipes included
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Gut Health Fermentation Workshop and Healing Lunch

VND 2,400,000 per person

Learn how to make the most powerful healing superfoods at home and how to incorporate them into your daily diet. After this workshop, you will know how to ferment any vegetable or fruit, add 6 new dishes to your home menu and improve your health, wellness & happiness through food!

3 hours, 11am to 2pm (Groups of 8-10)

Includes:

  • Kraut Making Workshop
  • Fermented Carrot Sticks Workshop
  • Healing Lunch with 5 dishes and 1 dessert plus recipes cards to recreate at home
  • Unlimited flow of Kombucha tea
  • Fermented Vegetables Tasting
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

You will learn:

  • All about gut health and how to optimise your health focusing on gut healing foods
  • The benefits of bone broth & fermented foods
  • How to ferment vegetables with two techniques for self brining vegetables and non brining vegetables
  • How to make probiotic rich sauerkraut
  • How to make fermented carrot sticks
  • How to eat fermented foods into your every day diet
  • How to get children (or adults) to eat fermented foods

Healing Lunch Included with Recipes: 
Recreate these dishes and incorporate bone broth & fermented foods into your daily diet. All dishes are Gluten free, Dairy free & Refined Sugar free

  • Bone Broth Soup
  • Wild Black Rice Salad
  • Raw Green Salad
  • Baked Sweet Potato Fries
  • Roast Vegetables
  • Assorted Fermented Vegetables
  • Mango Chia Pudding with Micro Fruit Salad
  • Unlimited flow of Kombucha tea

You will take home:

  • 1 jar of ginger kraut (made in workshop)
  • 1 jar of fermented carrot sticks (made in workshop)
  • 8 Recipes for everything tasted on the day
  • Gut Health information booklet
  • Exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Grain Free and Dairy Free Baking (with Nut free option)

VND 1,250,000 per person
  • 3 hours, 11am to 2pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Learn about various grain free flours to make gluten free, nut free and dairy free baked treats
  • Demonstration and tasting of four grain free baked recipes (banana bread, chocolate cake, sweet potato bread and chocolate lamingtons)
  • Make and enjoy some grain free chocolate lamingtons with a raw cacao chocolate coating
  • Served with hot anti-inflammatory lemongrass, ginger, turmeric & black pepper tea and kombucha tea
  • Take home printed recipes to recreate at home
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Healthy Breakfast Workshop

This workshop is nut free, dairy free and gluten free.

VND 950,000 per person
  • 2 hours, 11am to 1pm (Groups 8-10)
  • Discover nutritious breakfast options outside of the standard western diet of cereal and toast
  • Demonstration and taste of the best tasting home made bacon – sugar free, preservative and nitrate free
  • Make and enjoy your own breakfast salad with a side of fermented vegetables
  • Demonstration and taste of 2 ingredient banana pancakes
  • Served with hot anti-inflammatory lemongrass, ginger, turmeric & black pepper tea and kombucha tea
  • Take home printed recipes to recreate at home
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Healthy Kids Food Workshop

Learn how to make whole foods appealing to children and the secret to getting your child (or adult!) to eat more vegetables through rebalancing the gut micro-biome. This workshop is nut free and gluten / grain free.

VND 1,450,000 per person
  • 3 hours, 11am to 2pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Introduction to the gut and fermented foods
  • Taste of fermented vegetables and kombucha
  • Learn the secret to getting your children (or adult) to eat vegetables
  • Demonstration and tasting of four kid approved recipes – Bolognese Cucumber Boats, Chimmichurri Roast Chicken Wings, Nori Wrap and Roll Platter and Frozen Yoghurt Bark
  • Includes gut health information booklet and all recipes
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Healthy Savoury Snacks Experience

VND 1,450,000 per person

Healthy snacking options is probably one of the most common requests I receive. This workshop will allow you to learn and taste various healthy snacking options, food prepping and planning tips to successfully incorporate real whole foods into your daily menu. You will come away with new snack options, recipes to take home to recreate and a happy belly full of love and deliciousness. This experience is nut free, dairy free and gluten free.

  • 2 hours, 11am to 1pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Taste of fermented vegetables and kombucha
  • Experience a delicious healthy savoury snacks spread
    • Cucumber Hamwiches
    • Baked Sweet Potato Fries
    • Nori Wraps
    • Crispy Kale Chips
    • Crispy Smashed Potatoes
    • Crispy Home Made Bacon & Rice Sandwiches
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Healthy Family Meals Lunch

VND 1,650,000 per person

Enjoy a 2 hour lunch feast and explore new recipes to take home and easily recreate for the whole family to enjoy. Learn tips on how to change over to a real food lifestyle, food prepping and organisation tips, where to buy the best produce and an introduction to the power of fermented foods. These recipes are all approved by my 3 children (ages 14, 10 and 6) and are on a permanent rotation. This lunch is gluten free, nut free, dairy free.

  • 2 hours, 12pm to 2pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Taste of fermented vegetables and kombucha
  • On the menu:
    • Chimmichurri Roast Chicken
    • Roast Veggies with Crispy Sugar Free and Nitrate Free Bacon
    • Pulled Pork Salad
    • Baked Sweet Potato and Potato Fries
    • Garlicky Beans
    • Fruit Fondue with Raw Cacao Dip
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Healthy Vegan or Vegetarian Lunch Workshop

VND 950,000 per person
  • 2 hours, 11am to 1pm (Groups of 8-10)
  • Learn how to make a salad and vegetable dish become the star of your table
  • Learn how to balance flavours, textures, colours of your salad or vegetable dish
  • Learn how to incorporate super foods to maximise the beneficial nutrients of each meal
  • Experience a delicious vegetarian spread (change of menu items and vegan requirements available on request)
    • Wild black rice salad
    • Raw green salad with honey mustard dressing
    • Rainbow Roast Veggies
    • Charred turmeric cauliflower
    • Baked Sweet potato fries
    • Mango Chia pudding with micro fruit salad and agar jelly
  • Enjoy a taste fermented vegetables and kombucha tea with your lunch
  • Take home printed recipes to recreate these six new dishes to your home menu
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Kids Healthy Lunch Workshop – Hosted by Jet Bolton

This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for young children to experience a real whole foods meal, with fermented foods. Hosted by Jet Bolton (currently 10 years old) who has been on a real food diet for over 6 years and used food to heal and improve his health. (Read more about our story here). This workshop is Nut free, Dairy free and Gluten / Grain free.

VND 650,000 per person
  • 1.5 hours, 11am to 12.30pm for Ages 9-12 (Groups of 6-8)
  • Introduction to fermented foods with a tasting of fermented carrot sticks and kombucha
  • Learn about eating the rainbow and the importance of having a colourful plate (not just white on white foods)
  • Make and enjoy a rainforest salad with beautiful and colourful vegetables
  • Make and enjoy colourful fruit kebabs
  • Enjoy some tasty chicken ribs for lunch with crispy kale chips, rainforest salad and fruit kebabs
  • Take home recipes to recreate at home
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Kids Healthy Treats Workshop – Hosted by Senna Bolton

VND 350,000 per person

This workshop is a fun workshop hosted by Senna Bolton (currently 6 years old) for similar aged children to have fun and explore real food treats. This workshop is Nut free, Dairy free and Gluten / Grain free.

  • 1 hour, 11am to 12pm for Ages 5-8 (Groups of 6-8)
  • Includes kombucha tasting
  • Make and enjoy a fruit art plate
  • Enjoy some 2 ingredient banana pancakes
  • Take home recipes to recreate at home
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Kombucha Workshop

VND 750,000 per person for single batch brewer
VND 1,600,000 per person for continuous brewer

This workshop will equip you with everything you need for your first batch of Organic Kombucha Tea including SCOBY (mother), glass jar & tea. Kombucha tea is a fermented tea known for it’s alkalizing health benefits, it is rich in B vitamins, enzymes, probiotics and often used to aid weight loss, bust sugar and refined carb cravings, improve joints, boost energy and immune system, strengthen and heal the gut.

  • 1.5 hours, 11am to 12.30pm (Groups of 8 to 12)

What you will learn:

  • The benefits of drinking kombucha tea
  • First Fermentation – how to brew your first batch
  • Second Fermentation – how to flavor and fizz your kombucha
  • Continuous Brew – how to use a continuous brewer
  • Holiday care for your SCOBY (taking a break or going away)
  • How to make a SCOBY hotel
  • Where to buy equipment
  • The secret ingredient to the best tasting Kombucha!

Includes:

  • SCOBY (Mother)
  • Starter Tea
  • Glass Jar
  • Organic Tea, Organic Sugar for the first batch made in class
  • Muslin cloth
  • Rubber band
  • Printed instructions for first & second fermentation and continuous brew
  • Taste test
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

Kraut Workshop

VND 950,000 per person

1.5 hours, 11am to 12.30pm (Groups of 8-10)

Learn everything you need to know to make your own fermented vegetables. A traditional food and one of the most powerful superfoods you can include in your daily diet. We will make my magic purple ginger kraut. It’s hands on, so get ready for some chopping, massaging and packing with your own jar to take home.

What you will learn:

  • Intro to gut health and the important role it plays in our overall mental, emotional & physical health
  • The benefits of consuming fermented vegetables
  • Using food as medicine with fermented vegetables
  • The basics of fermentation
  • How to make ginger kraut
  • Learn my secret to making the best tasting kraut
  • How to incorporate fermented vegetables into your daily diet
  • How to get children to eat fermented vegetables
  • Learn how I used fermented vegetables to heal my family (Read more about our story here)

Includes:

  • 1 jar of ginger kraut (you will make in the workshop)
  • Taste test of various fermented foods
  • Welcome Kombucha drink
  • Instructions and 3 recipe cards for Ginger kraut, Vietnamese pickled carrots and fermented carrot sticks
  • Information sheet on gut health, fermented vegetables, how to eat fermented vegetables, how to use fermented vegetables to improve health and how to get kids to eat more veggies
  • Includes exclusive access to Enlightened Foodies Facebook Group for ongoing support, recipes, health tips & exclusive offers

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